Rice University’s Jones School to host ‘Changing Health Care; Concepts to Improve Efficiency’

Amy Hodges
713-348-6777
amy.hodges@rice.edu

HOUSTON – (July 17, 2012) – Health care businessman Don Lyons will discuss the changing face of health care in the U.S. during a public forum at Rice University July 19.

Lyons is CEO and managing partner of InterOPERANT. His presentation,  “Changing Health Care; Concepts to Improve Efficiency,” is part of Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business’ Health Care Speaker Series. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. in McNair Hall’s Anderson Family Commons on the Rice campus, 6100 Main St.

Last month the series covered the impact of the Supreme Court’s the recent decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act. With this decision, the Supreme Court laid to rest questions about the law’s constitutionality.

The Health Care Speaker Series aims to educate the Houston community regarding recent and relevant health care developments. Experts on a variety of topics share insights in a way that a layperson can understand.

The event is free, but registration is required to attend. Visit www.business.rice.edu/healthcare for more information or to RSVP.

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About Amy Hodges

Amy is a senior media relations specialist in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.